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Lionel Martin is a Houston Business Attorney and Sugar Land Employment Lawyer

Houston business attorney and Sugar Land employment attorney Lionel Martin
Lionel Martin is a Houston employment attorney specializing in overtime cases and employment lawsuits in Sugar Land and Stafford TX

Location: Sugar Land, Texas
Phone: 281-277-3066

Mr. Lionel Martin has extensive experience in employment law and business litigation.

Mr. Martin has successfully represented individuals and a wide variety of Fortune 500 companies in complex and significant legal matters in state and federal courts in Texas and throughout the United States.

Prior to his private law practice, Mr. Martin served in the United States Army as a Captain and Judge Advocate General (JAG). As a JAG, Mr. Martin regularly advised senior Army leaders on the rules of engagement and the law of war.

Mr. Martin also served as the lead prosecutor for two combat brigades where he successfully prosecuted a variety of felonies, including murder, attempted murder, assault, larceny, identity theft, and drug distribution. Mr. Martin currently serves in the United States Army Reserve as a Major.

H Texas Magazine has recognized Mr. Martin as one of "Houston's Top Lawyers" and one of "Houston's Top Young Professionals on the Fast Track," Mr. Martin is also a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, a former director of the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston and a past Co-Editor of the Harris County Bench Book. In addition, Mr. Martin regularly gives back to the community with his representation of indigent clients through Fort Bend Lawyers Care, Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program and Texas Appleseed. He is a member of the Fort Bend County Bar Association, the Houston Bar Association and a graduate of the Houston Young Lawyers Association Leadership Academy.

Mr. Martin is licensed to practice in all Texas and Colorado State Courts. He is also licensed to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Business Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2002
  • Colorado, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    J.D. - 1999
  • University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
    B.A. - 1996

Published Works

  • Co-Editor, Harris County Bench Book, 2006 & 2007
  • Author, "Former Veteran Provides Legal Help for Others", The Houston Lawyers, June, 2009

Classes/Seminars

  • Business Formations -- University of Houston Small Business Development Center
  • Business Contracts -- University of Houston Small Business Development Center

Honors and Awards

  • One of "Houston's Top Lawyers," by H Texas Magazine, 2011, 2015
  • One of "Houston's Top Young Professionals on the Fast Track", by H Texas Magazine, 2006, 2007
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance, Leadership Fort Bend, Graduate
  • Hispanic Business Division, Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance, Former Director
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Houston, Former Director
  • Fort Bend County Bar Association, Member
  • Houston Bar Association, Member
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association Leadership Academy, Graduate

Past Employment Positions

  • Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • United States Army, Major and Judge Advocate General (JAG)
  • McFall, Sherwood & Breitbeil, P.C.

Pro Bono Activities

  • Texas Appleseed
  • Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • Fort Bend Lawyers Care

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Based in Houston, the attorneys of the law firm of Garcia-Martin & Martin, P.C. serve the business and employment law needs of clients throughout the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area, including Fort Bend County, Harris County, Galveston County, Montgomery County, and the cities of Houston, Sugar Land, Richmond, Rosenberg, Stafford, Missouri City, Baytown, Katy, Galveston, Pear Land, Conroe and the Woodlands